Stories about "Classical and Medieval Studies"
Meet new Bates faculty: Mark Tizzoni and the connection between fifth-century Vandals and today’s white nationalists

Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:47 pm

A new tenure-track assistant professor of classical and medieval studies, Tizzoni explains how fifth-century ideas about national identity are now being used by white nationalists to "prop up their worldviews. And this needs to be countered."

Classics enthusiasts connect with club, honor society

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:36 am

Eta Sigma Phi is a national classics honor soceity. The Classics Club offers museum visits and other events. Both give classics majors and enthusiasts a way to connect outside class.

Look What We Found: Death Mask of Agamemnon

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:07 pm

Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies Lisa Maurizio explains why the Death Mask of Agamemnon hangs on her office wall.

Video: 11 scenes of swordplay, suffering, and speechifying at the Battle of Maldon

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:45 pm

“And now for something completely different”: Vikings cross Lake Andrews and fight the English at the Keigwin Amphitheater.

Classical and medieval studies survey introduces field, faculty too

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 4:35 pm

A 100-level classical and medieval studies course at Bates College introduces both field and faculty.

Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times

Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:12 pm

While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome,...

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

The Bates College lecture series "Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea" resumes Nov. 14.

Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking

Monday, October 28, 2013 10:22 am

Food historian and Bangor Daily News columnist Sandra Oliver offers a talk titled "George Washington's Breakfast" on Nov. 7.

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Friday, August 23, 2013 8:26 am

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

Greek and Latin students perform Plautus’ comedy Captivi and show a video of Euripedes’ tragedy Bacchae.

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